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Zoning changes could bring condos to Peaks Island

Peaks Island could be home to over a dozen condominiums if a proposed zoning change from North Carolina-developer Kevin Carter gets the green light from Portland officials.

National furniture chain West Elm sets sights on Portland

National furniture and housewares retailer West Elm will be opening its first store in Maine next year in Portland’s Old Port District.

CEI lands $1.75M in federal funding

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Coastal Enterprises Inc., a Brunswick-based community lending and economic development nonprofit, will use $1.75 million in new federal monies to bolster its work in Maine's low-income communities.

ON Semiconductor quiet on possible Maine job cuts

It remains unclear whether ON Semiconductor Corp.'s plan to cut some 130 jobs will affect workers at its recently acquired Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc. plant in South Portland.

Rosemont Market lands $65K for local food plan

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Rosemont Market, with five neighborhood markets in Greater Portland, is receiving $64,922 from the USDA's Local Food Promotion Grant Program, which the company says will allow it to double its volume...

Allagash Brewing named 'Brewer Partner of the Year'

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Allagash Brewing Co. won the second annual National Beer Wholesalers Association's "Brewer Partner of the Year" Award on Tuesday at the association's 79th annual convention in Chicago.

Maine Coast Waldorf School launches $6.1M expansion campaign

The Freeport-based Maine Coast Waldorf School has launched the largest capital campaign in its 32-year history to fund three major projects on its campus.

Sappi NA recognized for economic efforts in Maine

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Boston-based Sappi North America, a producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products with two mills in Maine, was honored with a ”Champion of Economic Development Award”...

Portland gets its first taste of the Fork Food Lab

The tasting room of Fork Food Lab, Maine's first privately-owned, membership-based commercial kitchen incubator, had its public unveiling yesterday and visitors had the chance to see first hand how...

Flea-for-All set to open in repurposed Paul’s Food Center

An opening date has been set for the vintage wares and antiques store Portland Flea-for-All, with a soft-opening for the 585 Congress St. store slated for Oct. 6.